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DEC 2016 - JAN 2017

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8 December 2016 / January 2017 Elearning! Ninety-three percent of organizations plan to increase and hold The good news is twice as many companies are planning for Healthcare has five times as many organizations increasing sala- Business Services Financial Services Healthcare Salaries to Rise 3% salaries level in 2017 according to Salary.com's 10th Annual Bud- get Survey. higher budgets (and salary increases) versus 2016. By industry, ries compared to 2016. Percentage of Industries Giving Larger Raises in 2017 All Responders Software & Networking Chemicals lease/50845.wss –Source: http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressre- ies across many industries." range of problems, boost productivity and foster new discover- integrated, these capabilities are designed to solve a wide gaining in value and knowledge over time," IBM said. When "Watson continuously learns from previous interactions, cessful outcomes. each engagement, Watson gets smarter and hones in on suc- products to assist customers in choosing the right item. With erences as well as the latest purchasing trends and popular forums -- for deeper insights in to a customer's unique pref- permission of customers -- customer databases and product Assist can access data across different resources with the solutions. For example, Retail Sales Associates using Sales Applications can range from intelligent assistance to learned iOS 10's speech framework. other Watson APIs that have been optimized to work with Natural Language Processing, Watson Conversation and grated with apps based upon the use case, including IBM's According to Naghshineh, any Watson API can be inte- ager, Apple partnership, IBM. formed decisions," says Mahmoud Naghshineh, general man- apps smarter so the professional can make better, more in- and learn, pulling from deep data analytics. We're making the These made-for-business apps can now understand, reason "Cognitive insights are at the fingertips of professionals. according to IBM. understand, reason and learn based on deep data analytics," This means "made-for-business apps now have the ability to tive capabilities of IBM Watson, using MobileFirst for iOS apps. IBM gave iPhone users in-app access to the powerful cogni- Enter IBM Watson. develop AI apps. into Einstein, and is now accessible to Salesforce customers to easy for everyone to use. Literally, $1 billion of investment went Einstein, Salesforce's AI application. The goal was to make AI At Dreamforce 2016, Marc Benioff announced the launch of –Source: salary.com http://bit.ly/2ebbDzT News Roles Expand for Senior Managers Today's senior managers have more responsibilities than ever. HRIQ study reveals the 14 functions of today's HR and Talent ex- ecutives manage. No surprise, learning, performance and talent management are at the top of the list. –Source: HRIQ Artificial Intelligence on Your iPhone 89% Talent Management 89% Training & Development 83% Recruiting/ Talent Acquisition 94% Performance Management 89% Employee and Labor Regulations 83% Compensation & 83% HR Compliance 72% Employee Communications 67% Executive Compensation 67% Diversity & Inclusion 33% Health, Safety & Security 67% Executive Compensation 61% HCM Technology/ HRIS 56% Health & Wellness Functional Responsibilities What are senior executives managing? 17% 11% 18% 23% 24% 29%

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